Some New Year thoughts from the CEO of the ShelterBox Trust ….
It’s that team of year when retrospectives and predictions come to the fore.
Does it really matter who will win this of that or whether the Wall St will finish the year at a new high or not? Most I can ignore or spend just a few moments on.
But IRIN news – the well respected humanitarian news organisation – gave some chilling stats for their 2018 predictions.
If last year was one of the most difficult years for humanitarian crisis ever then 2018 looks likely to be even worse. IRIN News’ Top Ten for 2018 doesn’t make good reading .
- Syria – after 7 years of war humanitarian need is not going away
- Democratic Republic of Congo is unravelling with huge population displacement – 1.7 million people abandoned their homes.
- Yemen famine gets worse by the day. 8.4 million on the verge of starvation
- South Sudan looked like an…
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